Nature Escape at Lake Tana's Northern Shore
Looking for an escape from the city or want to extend you trip with us with a splendid nature experience? Then this offer might be your choice! Nestled at the Northern lake shore of Lake Tana in the middle of trees far away from any hassle lies the beautiful Tim & Kim Village. Just a one hour drive away from the ancient city of Gondar and Gondar Airport it is the perfect nature escape for a couple of days.
This tour can be easily arranged on any trip that passes by Gondar or Simien Mountains. And with a domestic flight coming from Addis Ababa this quiet & cosy paradise is also just a stone's throw away.
Your eyes wander endlessly over a sea of water, kingfishers fish before your eyes and a papyrus boat paddles past in the distance in the morning light. Welcome to Lake Tana, the largest lake in Ethiopia. Here on its northern shore, nature is still tangible. More than 300 bird species live in the lake region and can be observed very well. You will spend the night with lake view in the small sleepy fishing village of Gorgora, which looks back on a glorious history. Once upon a time this warm tropical exclave was the residence of the Ethiopian emperors. Today centuries-old monasteries with colourful frescoes still bear witness to this past.
We book you your spot at the cosy and green Tim & Kim Village for 2 days/1 night or for as long as you want to stay. We assist you with shuttle service from/to Gondar and optionally we can also provide you with rental mountain bikes and a guide to discover Lake Tana's green northern shore. But you are also free to plan your daily activities with the lodge. From short walks to longer hikes to an old Italian lighthouse or to the ruins of the castle of Emperor Susneyos everything is possible. In the village of Gorgora there is also one of the most beautiful medieval churches in the lake region. The paintings of Debre Sina Mariam are worth a visit. Arrange your itinerary as you like, according to your taste. The lodge also has several kayaks for trips on the lake to islands or for bird watching. Otherwise, the huge garden area with lake view is always great to find a quiet corner to just relax.